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Upcoming Ward Forums and Events

Please check this page regularly for the most up-to-date information on future Ward Forums or sign up to receive Ward 17 email updatesAs a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, ward meetings will be held virtually, using Zoom.

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Ward 17 School / Student Councils, Parents / Caregivers, Community Members, and School Staff, please join me at our next meeting:

Ward Forum

Tuesday November 30, 2021 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Meeting Agenda

  • Vaccine Update with Nicole Welch, Director & Chief Nursing Officer, Toronto Public Health
  • Centre of Excellence for Black Student Achievement Update with Karen Murray, Centrally Assigned Principal, Centre of Excellence for Black Student Achievement, Equity, Anti-Racism and Anti-Oppression
  • Facilities Update on Ward 17 Schools with Maia Puccetti, Executive Officer, Facility Services
  • Caring & Safe Schools Report with Anton Skerritt, Centrally Assigned Principal, Safe Schools Learning Centre 3
  • Sheryl Robinson Petrazzini, Executive Superintendent, Learning Centre 3 - Report
  • David Smith, Trustee, Ward 17 - Update

How to Join the Ward Forum

  • Register in advance for this meeting 
  • After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting
  • Contact: or or call 416-395-8787

Opportunities for Feedback and Questions | Attend from Wherever You Are

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Past Ward Forums and Events


9th Annual Fun Fair

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TDSB Ward 17, Trustee David Smith 9th Annual Fun Fair
June 22, 2019, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (Award Ceremony Starting at 1:00 p.m.)
Glamorgan Junior Public School 51 Antrim Cres, Scarborough, ON (Kennedy Rd and Highway 401)
Event Coordinator Novlette Mitchell

Ward Forum March 27, 2019

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Joint Ward Forum
2019-20 Budget Forum
140 Borough Drive
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
7 – 9 p.m.

Each year, Trustees and staff work together to pass a balanced budget that best supports the achievement and well-being of all students The TDSB’s annual operating budget is approximately $3.4 billion and we are committed to using these resources responsibly. Associate Director Craig Snider will present the Board’s draft 2019-2020 budget priorities, in- line with the Board’s Multi-year Strategic Plan, which will guide the budget development. 

Bring your questions, share your ideas, and learn more about TDSB’s Budget. Childcare will be available.

With David Smith Trustee Ward 17, Scarborough Centre
Parthi Kandavel Trustee Ward 18, Scarborough Southwest
Zakir Patel Trustee Ward 19, Scarborough-Guildwood
Manna Wong Trustee Ward 20, Scarborough-Agincourt
Yalini Rajakulasingam Trustee Ward 21, Scarborough North
Anu Sriskandarajah Trustee Ward 22, Scarborough-Rouge Park

Ward Forum March 6, 2019

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Ward Forum
Wednesday March 6, 2019
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Glamorgan Junior Public School
51 Antrim Cres, Scarborough (Gym)

Join Trustee David Smith & Ward 17 Scarborough Centre Parents, School Councils, Community Members, Superintendents, and School Staff. Bring your questions, share your ideas, and learn about recent developments & initiatives in our schools.

● John Malloy, Director of Education
● Gary Crossdale, Centrally Assigned Principal, Caring and Safe Schools: Protecting Students’ Rights, Rules, Safety and Regulations, Suspensions and Expulsions
● Saleem Haniff, Social Worker and Mental Health Lead: Anti-Racism and Anti-Oppression Framework
● Jamea Zuberi, Vice Principal: Supporting LGBTIQ Students and Families in our Schools
●Jacqueline Spence, Superintendent of Education, Learning Centre 3: Multi-Year Strategic Plan and Parent Engagement
● Glamorgan Students: Tamil Dance, Black History Month – Grade 6 Presentation, 21st Century Learning – Grade 4 Presentation, STEM – Early Years, Grade 4 Coding

PIAC ELECTION At this meeting we will be electing the Ward 17 representative for the TDSB Parent Involvement Advisory Committee (PIAC). If you are interested in running for this position, please contact Trustee Smith at . Learn more about PIAC at

Refreshments will be served and childcare provided. To request interpretation services, please email . FREE! All are welcome to attend.

Ward Event February 27, 2019

Due to a severe winter storm Trustee Smith’s Annual Black History Month Celebration had to be cancelled.

2018 02 27 Black History Event Flyer D.Smith


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